Dragons and magic at summer camp

Dragons and magic at summer camp

This summer, the Chatham-Kent Museum will be putting some magic and mystery into its summer camps. Children will learn all about fairies, myths and legends from around the world in the “Fairies, Magic and Dragons Oh My!” program. The program is geared to children ages five to eleven years. Each day, the children will craft […]

Police remind cyclists of safety

Police remind cyclists of safety

Stay Safe While Cycling The Chatham-Kent police continue to receive complaints of cyclists not obeying the rules of the road. When riding your bike remember the following road safety rules: Wear a helmet every time you ride. Wear bright clothing so drivers can see you better You need enough space to avoid hazards. Ride one […]

Local church holds small parade

Local church holds small parade

  Followed by the Holy Spirit Marching Band from London, a statue representing the virgin Mary was held by four men and carried down Chatham streets on Sunday. A small crowd watched, most in curiosity, as the procession moved along Tweedsmuir Ave. W towards Lacroix Street. Chatham-Kent police directed traffic as the group of about 60 people, plus an entire congregation following them, worked their way to […]

International museum day comes to Ridge House

International museum day comes to Ridge House

Visit one of your many Chatham-Kent museums and celebrate the 35th anniversary of International Museum Day on May 18, 2012. The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 and it has been held worldwide with an aim to increase public awareness of the role of museums in developing society ever since. […]

National Day of Mourning observed in Blenheim

National Day of Mourning observed in Blenheim

From left to right: Councillor Art Stirling, representing Council, Fire Chief Bob Crawford representing Administration, Doug Laing – Health &Safety Committee Member, CUPE Local 12 (Public Works), Cindilyn Baker – Disability Claims Analyst, Denise Lidster – Manager, Occupational Safety, Ron Dale – Health & Safety Co-chairperson CUPE Local 12 (Public Works), Shane Sykes CUPE Local 12 Executive. Photo: CKReview […]

Desmond family restores heritage site in Morpeth

Desmond family restores heritage site in Morpeth

A few months ago, when you walked into the Desmond blacksmith shop on the old Talbot Trail east of Morpeth, it was like walking back in time. The old brick forge was still in place as was the bellows that still pumped air. An anvil, a wall mounted drill, vices, and tools remained in place […]

Community garden program open house

Community garden program open house

On Sat. April 28, Food Link Chatham-Kent will host an open house for the local gardening program at the Union Gas Community Garden. The community gardens, which are managed by Food Link Chatham-Kent Community Gardens, provide assignable plots as well as tools, seeds and education to members of the community interested in growing their own […]

Carolinian Canada Coalition’s 12th Annual Conservation Awards

Carolinian Canada Coalition’s 12th Annual Conservation Awards

  Mayor Randy Hope has offered congratulations on behalf of Chatham-Kent council to winners of the Carolinian Canada Coalition’s 12th  Annual Conservation Awards. Three individuals as well as one organization, will receive their awards for outstanding conservation work when the coalition gathers for its annual general meeting on Thursday in Ridgetown. “It is very encouraging to see […]

Habitat for Humanity benefit concert

Habitat for Humanity benefit concert

A fundraising concert for the Habitat for Humanity Chatham-Kent is being held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 85 William St. S, on Monday May 14 at 7:30 P.M. Performing are the Dofasco Male Chorus, a 50 member choir, conducted by Geoff Bullivant. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at: St. Andrews United Church – 519-352-0100 Gospel […]